He is not but a clear warner, Awa lam yatafak-karoo maa bisahibihim min jinnatin in hua illa nazeerum-mubeen (Verse 184). Quran encourages the use of intellect/intelligence that is free from ego and false obsession about one's own thinking ability as surrendering to the Source of all creation is the key step toward gaining real wisdom and faith. Sahih Bukhari (6:301) - continued - "[Muhammad said] 'Isn't it true that a woman can neither pray nor fast during her menses?' Indeed in that are signs for those of intelligence. The word (s) "intelligence" appears 5 time (s) in 5 verse (s) in Quran in Abdullah Yusuf Ali translation. (1) It is He Who brought you forth from the wombs of your mothers when ye knew nothing; and He gave you hearing and sight and intelligence and affections: that ye may give thanks (to Allah). Allah does not impose His will on people as this is the most intelligent way to test them for their deeds (good or evil). There are several verses in the Glorious Quran where Allah advises humans to use their thinking ability and intellect to ponder over creation -- and as a result, get closer and closer to their Creator. ﴿128﴾ أَفَلَمْ يَهْدِ لَهُمْ كَمْ أَهْلَكْنَا قَبْلَهُم مِّنَ الْقُرُونِ يَمْشُونَ فِي مَسَاكِنِهِمْ ۗ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ لِّأُولِي النُّهَىٰ All satisfaction and contentment comes from Allah Who is the Creator of every big and small thing. There is in their companion (Muhammad) no madness. In Quran, there is a lot of emphasis on using our thinking faculties (mind/conscious), to reach Allah and get rewards in the hereafter. Tabari When we think with our egoic mind, which is based on memory and our experiences,  and don't assume that they may be right or wrong, Allah blocks the right information and wisdom from flowing to us as we are not relying on the Source of all knowledge (Al-Aleem - The Knowing), rather relying on our own limited self and assumptions. Thanks for reading Quran verses about critical thinking and intelligence. Quran verses about critical thinking and using intellect/intelligence. Allah has encouraged the mankind to pay close attention to creation and ask fundamental questions about the Creator of everything existing in the universe. And the mountains He has anchored. Therefrom He drew out its water and its pasture. Quran verses about critical thinking and intelligence. intellect enables… each and every letter, word and verse contain a beautiful message for us from Allah (subhana wa ta’ala). Goods for you and for your cattle.” In these verses is shown the role and benefit of water in sustaining life on earth. Qomi Neishaburi says about the above verse reality of intelligence is deep point of view so that things can be recognized and it is thinking and pondering. Adopted Girl Was Not Dead But Still Buried. Quran Quotes – Alhamdulillah we are Muslim and we believe the Quran / Koran Karim is revealed by ALLAH (subhana wa ta’ala) to MUHAMMAD peace be upon him through the angel Gabriel. He said, 'This is the deficiency in her intelligence.' But none will grasp the message except the men of intellect. Allah does not impose His will on people as this is the most intelligent way to test them for their deeds (good or evil). [Quran 2:269] The difference between human and animals is the 'intellect', the ability to learn and reason; the capacity for knowledge and understanding. He grants wisdom to whoever He wills. Verily in this are Signs for people endued with intelligence.” (sura 79, verses 30-33): “After that (God) made the earth into a spheroid. Wisdom leads to faith. Do they not look into the realm of the heavens and the earth and everything that Allah has created and (think) that perhaps their appointed time has come near? Allah has created us and given us free will (aqal/shaor). Awalam yanzuru fee malakootis-samawaati wal-arzi wama Khalaqallahu min shai-in wa-ann asaa ann yakoona qadiqtaraba ajalahum. And whoever is granted wisdom is certainly blessed with a great privilege. Allah has created us and given us free will (aqal/shaor). Quran verses about thinking/intelligence/intellect are mentioned in Arabic text as well: 1: Surah Al A'raf: Verse No. 184 (Chapter # 7), Then do they not give thought? Fabi ayyi hadeesim ba'dahu yu'minoon, Why critical thinking is important according to Quran. Astaghfirullah Rabbi Min Kulli Zambiyon Wa Atoobu ilaih, black-magic-treatment-for-al-jathoom-kaboos, chehray-k-dhabbay-khatam-karnay-ka-tareeqa, dua-for-breaking-black-magic-on-education-studies, dua-for-protection-from-enemies-hardships, islamic-treatment-black-magic-kaboos-magic, Job Aur Aamdani Mein Izafay Ke Liye Wazifa, ISI and Pakistan Army Reporting From London.